Tradition

Government Credit and Money

Dr. Tiemann takes a deep look at the historical antecedents, including Ely’s Rebellion and the writings of Joseph Hawley, to show why our monetary system relies on the soundness of Government credit. Dr. Tiemann maintains that keeping the public credit in good standing is of paramount importance.

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Tom Brady’s Victory Pumps up Organized Labor

Overturning NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s imposition of a four-game suspension on Patriots uber-star quarterback Tom Brady provides organized labor with a bigger gain from the ruling than Patriots fans received.  Leaders of organized labor should see in the ruling a strengthening of both the role of collective bargaining agreements and protections for workers facing arbitrary and capricious […]

In Defense of Baseball

Dr. Tiemann pens his thoughts regarding the designated hitter rule and the schizm created in baseball by the differing application of this rule by the National and American Leagues, following the face-off between Madison Bumgarner of the Giants and Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers.

Pitch Perfect

Jonathan Tiemann’s love of the game of baseball comes through in this homage to the sport, which describes baseball’s “infinite variety and continuity with the past, both historic and mythic.” A lifetime of learning, playing, coaching and being a fan has embued Dr. T with a level of appreciation for the myriad transcendent aspects of the sport which he shares with readers to enable them to understand baseball beyond that which is visible on the field.